Re: What do you guys think of STC's new definition for technical writer?

Subject: Re: What do you guys think of STC's new definition for technical writer?
From: "Milan Davidovic" <milan -dot- lists -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Tue, 27 May 2008 11:10:24 -0400

On Tue, May 27, 2008 at 11:07 AM, Cardimon, Craig <ccardimon -at- m-s-g -dot- com> wrote:
> I've tried the "technical communicator" thing out on people. I get a
> look I can best describe as mental constipation.
>
> Then they say "What?" or I relieve them of their mental burden, and say,
> shrugging, "technical writer."

Where I work, "technical communicator" and "technical writer" are used
interchangeably by people outside my group (engineers, etc.). No
confusion.

Context is everything, I guess.

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